Movies and TV shows like Veep

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Veep (2012)
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Veep (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.
Style: sitcom, humorous, clever, witty, not serious, cynical, political comedy, twists and turns, biting, suspense ...
Plot: politics, mishap, vice president, political satire, politician, ambitious, satire, reporter, boss, assistant, senator, boss and employee, government official, workplace situations, administration, usa politics, stupidity, media coverage, verbal byplay, power relations, state affairs, u.s. vice president, white house, ambitious woman, political scandal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, sitcom and witty films and TV series with plots about workplace, workplace situations, satire, politics, power relations, state affairs and boss and employee mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Veep: The Thick of It (2005), Yes Minister (1980), Parks and Recreation (2009), Spin City (1996), That's My Bush! (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, workplace situations, political intrigue, government official, politician, society, political satire, stupidity, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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Yes Minister (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP, played by Paul Eddington. His various struggles to ...
Style: sitcom, clever, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: satire, politics, secretary, minister, british politics, politician, workplace situations, power relations, dimwit, government official, state affairs, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, europe
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100%
Parks and Recreation (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Hilarious ensemble comedy that follows Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her tireless efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit more fun.
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: political satire, employer employee relationship, office, female protagonist, politics, election, small town life, workplace situations, workaholic, boss and employee, office romance, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
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100%
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Spin City (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spin City is a smart, sophisticated sitcom about the behind-the-scenes workings of City Hall in the biggest city in America. Workaholic Mike Flaherty is the Deputy Mayor of New York City, serving as Mayor Randall Winston's key strategist and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Plot: mayor, politics, campaign, staff, workplace situations, political intrigue, boss and employee, media, workplace, right hand man, secretary, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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That's My Bush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: That's My Bush! is an American comedy television series that aired on Comedy Central from April 4 to May 23, 2001. Created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, best known for also creating South Park, the series centers on the fictitious personal ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parody, politics, satire, white house, head of state, goofy hero, couple relations, state affairs, media, political leader, political satire, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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49%
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The Brink (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three top U.S. government and military officials scramble to prevent World War 3 from happening amidst the chaos of a geopolitical crisis.
Style: humorous, realistic, dark humor, semi serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: diplomat, workplace intrigue, political intrigue, state affairs, chaos, society, workplace situations, military, danger, escapades, multiple storylines, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pakistan
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100%
Yes, Prime Minister (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: James Hacker MP the Government's bumbling minister for Administrative Affairs is propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. Could this have possibly have been managed by his trusted Permanent Private ...
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: satire, politics, british prime minister, prime minister, government, boss and employee, responsibility, secretary, power relations, dimwit, staff, government official ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
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1600 Penn (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: 1600 Penn is an American single camera television comedy series about a dysfunctional family living in the White House. The series stars Jenna Elfman, Bill Pullman and Josh Gad. Gad, along with Jason Winer and Jon Lovett jointly created the central ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, politics, parents and children, white house, couple relations, head of state, family problems, state affairs, family relations, silly humor, husband wife relationship, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Wanda at Large (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Wanda at Large is an American sitcom that ran for two seasons on the Fox network in 2003. The series was created by and stars comedian Wanda Sykes.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: politics, family relations, relationship vs career, tv show, single parent, workplace, media, social relations, female protagonist, civil rights, satire, stand up comedian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Dead Ringers (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dead Ringers is a United Kingdom radio and television comedy impressions show broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and later BBC Two. The programme was devised by producer Bill Dare and developed with Jon Holmes, Andy Hurst and Simon Blackwell. It starred Jon ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: satire, media satire, state affairs, society, politics, artists and showbiz, comedy team, joke, parody, celebrity culture, media, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: computer genius, geek, office, misfit, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, nerd, lifestyle, teamwork, rivalry, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Andy Richter Controls the Universe (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fanciful series about an aspiring writer who imagines alternative life scenarios while working for a big company.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, witty, cynical ...
Plot: lifestyle, writer's life, best friends, workplace situations, boss and employee, dull life, workplace, love and romance, office, supportive coworker, hapless, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
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41%
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In the Loop (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The US President and the UK Prime Minister are looking to launch a war in the Middle East. The plot follows government officials and advisers in their behind-the-scenes efforts either to promote the war or prevent it. Spinal Tap meets Strangelove. A ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, satirical, witty ...
Plot: intern, politics, new job, profanity, farce, state affairs, workplace, political unrest, media, satire, un, war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., england, london, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Chaser's War on Everything (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: The Chaser's War on Everything was an Australian television satirical comedy series broadcast on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation television station ABC1. It has won an Australian Film Institute Award for Best Television Comedy Series. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, cynical, clever ...
Plot: society, social problems, comedian, disorder, politician, media, friends, mishap, prank, satire, disguise, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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K Street (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: K Street is a 2003 HBO television series about lobbyists and politicians in Washington, D.C. It was named for a street that is home to many lobbying and legal firms.
Style: clever, cynical, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: lobbyist, politics, realism, campaign, rivalry, dishonesty, workplace, ambition, state affairs, workplace intrigue, political satire, fictional reality show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Utopia (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Set inside the offices of the "Nation Building Authority", a newly created government organisation responsible for overseeing major infrastructure projects, Utopia explores that moment when bureaucracy and grand dreams collide. It's a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: political satire, workplace, workplace situations, disorder, office, workplace humor, bureaucracy, satire, government agency, politics, incompetence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Twenty Twelve (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty Twelve is a BBC television comedy series written and directed by John Morton. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Amelia Bullmore, the programme is a spoof on-location documentary following the organisation of the 2012 Summer Olympics ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: satire, workplace situations, power relations, disorder, nothing goes right, boss and employee, secretary, team, olympics, british humour, boss, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 10 Items or Less is a partly scripted, partly improvised American comedy series created by Nancy Hower, Robert Hickey and John Lehr. It starred Lehr as a less-than-successful businessman who returned home to run Greens & Grains, the family-owned ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: store, workplace, boss and employee, small town, misfit, friends, clerk, friendship, rivalry, silly humor, farce, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Less Than Perfect (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Claude Casey moved up in the secretarial world of television news, from temp to the anchor's desk. After her boss hires her full time, Claude realizes she may be in over her head in this world of assistants fighting to get ahead. But Claude is ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: journalism, friendship, workplace situations, best friends, love and romance, media, workplace, power relations, tv show, workplace intrigue, colleague, butler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Mr. Sunshine (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 293 min.
TV show
Story: Ben Donovan is a self-involved manager of a second-rate San Diego sports arena who begins to re-evaluate his life on his 40th birthday. Working alongside him is his boss and arena owner, Crystal--attractive, powerful and highly erratic; Alice--the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic
Plot: workplace, disorder, boss and employee, ex athlete, workplace situations, midlife crisis, self involved, arena, unfulfillment, stadium, birthday, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Absolute Power (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Stephen Fry and John Bird star as spin doctors Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe as they bring the popular and satirical Radio 4 comedy Absolute Power to BBC Two. Stephen as Prentiss and John as McCabe are an unscrupulous pair who run the blue chip ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: media, manipulation, workplace, satire, celebrity, manipulations, celebrity culture, workplace situations, showbiz, media satire, cover up, campaign ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Childrens Hospital (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Childrens Hospital is a satirical American comedy television series and web series that lampoons the medical drama genre, created by and starring actor/comedian Rob Corddry. The series began on the web on TheWB.com with ten episodes, roughly five ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, satire, parody, workplace, treatment, doctors and patients, patient, odd, coworker, surgery, mishap, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Ron James Show (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Ron James Show is a Canadian television comedy show, which debuted on CBC Television on September 25, 2009. Starring comedian Ron James, the show intersperses filmed and stage sketches with clips of James performing his stand-up routine. One of ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, suspense ...
Plot: politics, satire, society, state affairs, artists and showbiz, monologue, pop culture, stereotype, social satire, guest, stereotypes, actor playing himself ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Blunt Talk (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A British newscaster moves to Los Angeles with his alcoholic manservant and the baggage of several failed marriages to host a sanctimonious talk show.
Style: not serious, witty, realistic, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: tv show, media, media satire, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, workplace, silly humor, journalism, talk show, talk show host, television studio, backstage
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
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Head of State (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Rock) as his replacement .
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: presidential election, election campaign, politics, state affairs, ambition, republican, fish out of water, head of state, satire, white house, rescue, bail bondsman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., nashville tennessee, chicago illinois
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38%
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Bad Judge (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series chronicles the personal life (and the wild lifestyle) of Rebecca Wright, a tough-as-nails judge serving on the Los Angeles County Circuit Court, whose time off the bench is spent partying and displaying a reckless behavior. Her reputation ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female judge, workplace situations, courtroom, legal, courtroom drama, power relations, workplace humor, mini van, female protagonist, alcohol, female boss, drinking contest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sean Saves the World (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sean Saves the World is an upcoming American television series starring Sean Hayes. The multi-camera comedy is expected to air on NBC as part of the 2013–14 American television season. The series is set to premiere on October 3, 2013, and will air ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: gay, single parent, family relations, single father, boss and employee, workplace situations, gender, workplace, power relations, parents and children, gay parent, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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38%
 5.8
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Clipped (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Clipped centers on a group of barbershop coworkers who all went to high school together but ran in very different crowds. Now they find themselves working together at Buzzy's, a barbershop in Charlestown, Massachusetts.
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: boss and employee, friendship, workplace, reunion, workplace situations, unfulfillment, power relations, high school friends, barbershop, everyday life, friends, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
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37%
 7.4
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The Loop (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Loop is an American sitcom that ran from March 15, 2006 to July 1, 2007 on Fox. The show starred Bret Harrison as Sam Sullivan, a young professional trying to balance the needs of his social life with the pressures of working at the corporate ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, light, realistic
Plot: workplace, twentysomething life, friends, lifestyle, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace situations, slacker, sexual harassment, airline, flirting, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
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2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing ...
Style: not serious, feel good, witty, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, friendship, financial problem, ambitious, best friends, workplace situations, diner, friends, lifestyle change, everyday life, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%